Ph.D., Dipl.-Phys., born 1971
European Patent Attorney
European Trade Mark Attorney
European Design Attorney
Partner since 2008
Telephone: +49 721 91280-26
Studied Physics at the University of Würzburg, the Université Joseph Fourier in Grenoble (France) and at Braunschweig Technical University; Masters degree in Physics (Dipl.-Phys.) from Braunschweig Technical University (1998).
Scientist at the Geophysical Institute at Braunschweig Technical University (1999 to 2001); Doctoral degree from Braunschweig Technical University (2001) in Physics, specialising in the aggregation of magnetic micro- and nanoparticles in co-operation with the European Space Agency (ESA).
Areas of expertise: microgravity, optics, material sciences, theory and simulation of multi-particle systems.
Active in the field of industrial property since 2001.
Examination as a Patent Assessor in 2005.
Admission as German Patentanwalt and to the European Trademark Office in 2005.
Admission to the European Patent Office in 2006.
Areas of Activity:
All areas of industrial property; attainment, defence and assertion of property rights (patents, utility models, trademarks, design patents); strategic consultation, litigation and related legal disputes.
Primary areas of technological expertise: physical metrology, semiconductor and semiconductor-memory technology, information technology, optics, mechanics and mechanical engineering, robotics, automotive technology, and computer-implemented inventions (software).
Fluent in English and French.
German Patent Attorneys Bar Association, epi (Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office), Federal Association of German Patent Attorneys, FICPI (Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle).